Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the ‘someday I will’ philosophy
– Denis Waitley
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure
– Colin Powell
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time
– Thomas Edison
The wealth of options we face today has extended personal freedom to an extent that would have been inconceivable even a hundred years ago. But the inevitable consequence of equally attractive choices is uncertainty of purpose; uncertainty, in turn, saps resolution, and lack of resolve ends up devaluing choice.
– Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
A well managed crisis can actually leave your organisation stronger, more resilient and better tuned to the world than it was before
– Luke Corbett
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do.
– Amelia Earhart
In a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
– Warren Buffett
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular but we must do it because our conscience tells us it is right
– Martin Luther King
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.
– Chinese Proverb
We cannot wait for great visions from great people, for they are in short supply. It is up to us to light our own small fires in the darkness.
– Charles Handy